Studies in Law, Politics, and Society Vol: 76

Austin Sarat
Amherst College, USA

Product Details
29 Jun 2018
Emerald Publishing Limited
144 pages - 152 x 229mm
Studies in Law, Politics, and Society
Studies in Law, Politics, and Society provides a vehicle for the publication of scholarly articles within the broad parameters of interdisciplinary legal scholarship. In this latest edition of this highly successful research series, chapters examine a diverse range of legal issues and their impact on and intersections with society. This volume features a special section with papers dedicated to law and disability. The chapters examine issues of HIV, obesity, disability rights, assisted suicide and prenatal testing. Other papers included in this important volume address the right to education for migrant children in the United States and the rights to citizenship of British children. This volume brings together leading scholars and will be vital reading for all those researching in this subject area.
1. To What Extent is Pyler v. Doe an Effective Protection for the Right to Education for Irregular Migrant Children in Contemporary US?; Robbie Eyles 
2. A Brave New British Citizenry? Reconceptualising the Acquisition of British Citizenship by Children; Devyani Prabhat and Jessica Hambly 
3. Symposium on Law and Disability HIV/AIDS, Obesity and stigma: a new era for non-discrimination law?; Peter McTigue, Stuart W. Flint and Jeremé Snook 
4. Putting the "Right to Die" in its Place: Disability Rights and Physician-Assisted Suicide in the Context of US End-of-Life Care; Harold Braswell 
5. Prenatal Testing and Disability Rights: Challenging "Genetic Genocide"; Katharina Heyer
Austin Sarat is William Nelson Cromwell Professor of Jurisprudence and Political Science at Amherst College, USA. He is also a Five College Fortieth Anniversary Professor. He has written, co-written, or edited more than fifty books in the fields of law and political science.

You might also be interested in..

« Back